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By Frank McGurty and Amy Tennery HOBOKEN, N.J. (Reuters) - Three people were killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train derailed and plowed through Hoboken station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, U.S. media and a transit official said. Well over 100 people were hurt, many of them critically, Jennifer Nelson, a spokeswoman for train operator New Jersey Transit, told reporters at the scene. ABC News said on its website that New Jersey Transit was reporting many passengers were trapped.
A $24-billion (£18.5 billion) deal to build Britain's first new nuclear power station in decades was signed behind closed doors in London on Thursday in a low-key ceremony that underlined Prime Minister Theresa May's cautious approach to the Franco-Chinese project. Journalists were not invited to the event but the government said the contract had been formally signed at a ceremony attended by Business Secretary Greg Clark, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and China's National Energy Administration Director Nur Bekri. The no-frills event for the project in Hinkley, southwest England, to be built by France's EDF and part-funded by China, contrasted with the approach taken by May's predecessor David Cameron who courted Chinese investment during a lavish state visit laid on for President Xi Jinping last year.